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CARMAX Content Editor, Creative Services in Richmond, Virginia

8115 - Corp Office Canal Crossing - 101 S 15st, Richmond, Virginia, 23219

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About this job

The Content Editor position is responsible for editing content created via agency, freelance, and in-house writers. This role will serve as a creative contributor for CarMax content, including car shopping and research articles, data-driven stories, partner content as part of the in-house team.

This position will partner with creative team members, content strategy, and leaders to deliver clear, engaging content to meet goals driven by customer needs and business opportunities.

What you will do – Essential Responsibilities

Support content production efforts of the CarMax Content program

  • Edit content produced via various partners

  • Promote SEO best practices throughout content development

  • Ensure legal and brand/content style compliance

  • Partner with strategy, design, and developers to meet goals

  • Collaborate with other creative teams on special projects

Purpose of the role

Responsible for ensuring delivery of great content every day, an ideal candidate will provide customers with useful content that instills confidence in the used car shopping journey. A successful candidate will bring strong creative ideas, understand and implement SEO best practices, and have a track record of creating innovative and engaging content.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Long-form copyedit expertise (partnering with writers and proof readers, as needed)

  • Experience crafting headlines that engage readers and highlight covered topics

  • Ability to translate consumer insights data into actionable content for consumers

  • Ability to work within constraints of a style guide and help develop style to accommodate growing needs

  • Working knowledge of SEO, UX, and Google Analytic

  • Strong time-management while balancing priorities

  • Ability to resolve challenges in a positive and professional manner

  • Four-year college degree (Marketing, Mass Communication, Advertising, Journalism, or English) required

  • 4+ years of related experience, automotive content a plus, but not required

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office 365

  • Communicate clearly and effectively through verbal, written, and non-verbal methods

About CarMax

CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.

Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

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